Summer Squash 'Early Prolific Straightneck'
Early Prolific Straightneck squash is the standard in yellow straightneck summer squash. This heirloom variety produces loads of creamy yellow fruits.
Harvest the fruits at 8-9" long for best flavor. The bush-type plants grow to 36" wide and 30" tall. Early Prolific Straightneck was an All-America Selections winner in 1938. Latin name: Cucurbita pepo.
Sowing Early Prolific Straightneck Squash Seeds
Sow squash seeds outdoors after the last frost date in warm soil, 1" deep. Sow in hills spaced 4' apart. Thin to 2 plants per hill. Full sun.
Squash 'Early Prolific Straightneck' (50 days)
40 seeds $2.25